February Item of the Month: Scout Out

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Happy February everyone! We are still in the depth of cold & flu season but we’re starting to see glimpses of Spring.  Here in Colorado, the robins are returning and trees have begun to bud (although we get most of our snow in the Spring so we know better than … Continue reading

Essential Oil of the Day: Lemon

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A favorite addition to many foods and drinks, this sour little fruit found its way into our lives in the mid-1700s.  British sailors discovered they could prevent scurvy by having their crew consume lemons.  James Lind with the Royal Navy was the pioneer of this research. He gave his sailors … Continue reading

It’s our favorite time of year… we’re so excited to share why!

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We love this time of year! We love fall.  This is the time of year when many of our favorite herbs are harvested and we start goal-setting and making positive changes in our family’s health. It’s also time for the 2016 Ultimate Healthy Living Bundle! We truly love this bundle and look … Continue reading

Clover products

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Most people instantly associate St. Patrick’s Day with clovers.  There has been some debate as to which clover variety is the “official” St. Patrick’s clover.  Here at TriLight we use Red Clover in a few of our products.  This clover doesn’t generate the famous four-leaf clover, but does grow a … Continue reading

Homemade Herbal Valentine’s Ideas

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With Valentine’s Day around the corner, we wanted to give you a few ideas of easy, homemade gifts to make involving herbs. Herbal bath “tea”- Combine herbs such as rose petals, lavender, chamomile, linden, dandelion, nettle, and sage into a reusable muslin bag.  These make a delightful addition in a … Continue reading

Top 5 Ways to Nourish Dry Winter Skin

5 Ways to NourishYour SkinThis Winter

Dry winter air is rough on your lungs, hair and especially skin.  Winter air dries the skin out unlike anything else, we’ve got a few tips to help keep your skin soft all winter long! 1- Nourish your skin from the inside with nutrition.  Drink plenty of water (a general … Continue reading

Herb of the Day: Elderberry

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One of the most popular herbs this time of year is Elderberry.  Documented use of this herb dates back to the 4th century with Hippocrates, and it has remained a popular go-to for herbalists ever since then.  Due to their high Vitamin C and antioxidant levels, elderberry is widely used … Continue reading

How To: Keep Your Holiday Cards Out of the Recycling Bin!

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To a certain extent, mailing out holiday cards seems to be a dying practice.  People are taking their Holiday communications to email and Social Media more than to cards.  So the few Holiday cards we do receive seem all the more precious.  While recycling them is a great option, here are … Continue reading

Herbal Holiday Decoration Ideas

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Using herbs as part of your holiday decorations are a great way to add character, scent and create a truly unique decoration.  We’ve compiled a list of ideas from around the web for how to incorporate herbs this Holiday season. A classic simmer pot is always a lovely option for this time … Continue reading

Ask Santa for These Winter Wellness Remedies

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The Holidays are upon us. Time for family, friends, parties, too much food, and germs… so many germs!  Unfortunately, these illnesses aren’t going anywhere anytime soon- they’ll be here throughout the holiday season and all winter long!  We’ve got our top picks to ask Santa for this year so you … Continue reading